"Cabell "Cab" Calloway III" was a jazz singer and bandleader. He was strongly associated with the Cotton Club in Harlem, New York City, where he was a regular performer.
Calloway was a master of energetic scat singing and led one of the United States' most popular big bands from the start of the 1930s through to the late 1940s. Calloway's band featured performers including trumpeters Dizzy Gillespie and Doc Cheatham/Adolphus "Doc" Cheatham, saxophonists Ben Webster and Chu Berry/Leon "Chu" Berry, New Orleans guitar ace Danny Barker, and bassist Milt Hinton. Calloway continued to perform until his death in 1994 at the age of 86.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous musicians! More Cab Calloway on Wikipedia.